Summer Program Spotlight: Maker Academy

Posted by Alex Cannon on June 1, 2016 in Program Spotlight No Comments

MAKER ACADEMY is offered June 20-24 for young learners in Grades 6-9. Young inventors and makers will use their imaginations and building skills as they learn how to use a variety of tools to create. We’ll do cool hacks and rebuilds, and learn about electricity! Register your child online for Maker Academy or any other program

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Discoveries Spring 2016 Newsletter

Posted by John Chamberlain on May 14, 2016 in News No Comments

All the latest news on STEM learning at Discovery Museum featuring a student’s story of success at the science fair, details on an upcoming special event at the Museum, a profile of our Director of Guest Services & Public Programming, updates on new exhibits, our summer programs and more!

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Mercury Monday at Discovery Museum

Posted by John Chamberlain on May 9, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

Today, Monday, May 9 Mercury Monday celebrates Mercury’s transit of the sun with special shows in Science on a Sphere, solar scopes and more activities. The Museum is open to the public with half price admission to encourage our friends and neighbors to learn about today’s special celestial event. The next Mercury transit won’t occur

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The Moo Family’s Meteorite Mission

Posted by John Chamberlain on April 21, 2016 in News No Comments

Do you love exploring? Are you excited about solving mysteries? Are you on a quest to solve a problem? People love and explore STEM for a range of reasons, and at Discovery we love to meet new friends and learn why they love STEM. Joshua and Alice Moo and their family visited Discovery Museum on

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Behind the Scenes: Science on a Sphere

Posted by John Chamberlain on March 28, 2016 in News No Comments

UPDATE: Science On a Sphere® (SOS) is fully installed, and operational. Our staff here at Discovery Museum has been training all week and working with a team from NOAA to align, configure, and complete setup of our new exhibit. SOS will be fully operational at Space Day on Saturday, April 2nd so that the public

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Reunion in Outer Space

Posted by John Chamberlain on March 18, 2016 in News No Comments

Trumbull students have been journeying to space at Discovery Museum for years. The Museum is home to Connecticut’s only Challenger Learning Center, a unique facility where groups of young learners can take on a variety of roles in an immersive learning environment. They must solve problems collaboratively to complete a simulated space mission. Discovery’s Challenger

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